Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and fan culture explores the lasting legacy in the fan post-punk and dot.com economy of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis and what such dedication says about the larger issues facing us in a modern world. Essays on Curtis exploring ideas of memory death technology fandom and secular religion are complemented by photos taken at the Ian Curtis Memorial Stone. In this book fans and artists contribute their personal insights granting intimate access to the very people who Curtis continues to influence and inspire long past his untimely death in 1980.
Edited by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
Preface by Stephen Morris. Foreword by Kevin Cummins.
Illustrated throughout, including 14 pages in colour.